POLICE have launched an investigation after an 86-year-old man was struck and killed while crossing the road in Tweed Heads.
It happened along Leisure Drive, Banora Point, about 12.55pm on Tuesday.
The man was treated at the scene before being taken to Gold Coast University Hospital in a critical condition.
He passed away in hospital a short time later.
The driver of the car, a 30-year-old woman, was not injured and was taken to Tweed Heads District Hospital for mandatory testing.
Investigations will continue while a report will also be prepared for the information of the Coroner.